Prime Minister of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych states that the macro-economic showings significantly slowed down during the last year and a half.

      He claimed this, opening the wide session of the Cabinet of Ministers today.

      “During the last year and a half, a significant slowing down of all the macro-economic showings took place, First of all, the matter concerns the reduction of industrial production growth by almost 8%”, Victor Yanukovych said.

      In addition, he noted that as a result of the bad foreign economic policy, the prices on energy carriers abruptly soared, and the negative trade balance made up 3.2 billion dollars as of the late July.